2018 Sports Facilities Guide: Richmond, Virginia

Richmond, Virginia|Greater Richmond Convention Center||Greater Richmond Convention Center|River City Sportsplex
Virginia's Richmond Region is a sports-loving community with passionate fans and competitive athletes. With small-town charm, big-city entertainment and array of state-of-the-art facilities, we're sure to be the right fit for your next competition. Outside of competition; athletes, coaches, and fans will experience one of the most central locations on the east coast with more than 18,000 hotel rooms, 1,000 restaurants, 30+ breweries/cideries, class-IV rapids running through downtown, miles of urban trails, over 90 attractions and 400 years of history. It's no wonder Outside Magazine named Richmond “The Best River Town in America.”

Greater Richmond Convention Center

Greater Richmond Convention Center

The sheer size and central location of Greater Richmond Convention Center make it one of the most desirable indoor sport destinations in the mid-Atlantic region. The convention center is situated in the heart of Virginia’s capital city, just minutes from Richmond International Airport. The center is not only the largest convention center in Virginia, but it is the northern-most non-union facility on the East Coast. The 700,000-sq.-ft. facility spans 5.5 city blocks and includes 178,000 square feet of contiguous space and a 30,000-square-foot ballroom. The center features 1,540 parking spaces, lecture halls, more than 30 breakout rooms and 2,100 hotel rooms within 1 mile. The center has recently hosted the USA Field Hockey National Indoor Championships, Cheer & Dance Extreme Mid-Atlantic Open Championships, USA Taekwondo National Championships and National Association of Intercollegiate Gymnastics Clubs Championships. Greater Richmond Convention CenterQuick Facts Total Space 700,000 square feet Largest Contiguous Space 178,000 square feet Meeting Rooms On-Site Yes Union Facility No Permanent Seating No Ceiling Height 35 ft. Column-free No Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 6,000+ Contact Linné DiIorio, CMP, Director of Sales and Marketing ldiiorio@greaterrichmondcc.com 804-783-7335 richmondcenter.com

River City Sportsplex

River City Sportsplex

River City Sportsplex is a 115-acre athletic complex located in the Richmond region. This state-of-the-art facility features 12 synthetic athletic fields, nine of which are currently lighted. All 12 fields will have lights by Summer 2018. The complex is one of the nation’s largest collection of synthetics. Conveniently located near the I-95 corridor, Richmond International Airport and major population centers of the Mid-Atlantic/East Coast. The facility features free wifi, parking for more than 1,200, vendor village equipped with electricity, permanent concessions, and restrooms. River City Sportsplex has played host to IWLCA Champions & Capital Cup Lacrosse Tournaments, US Lacrosse Nationals, Brine National Lacrosse Classic, College Connection Field Hockey, National Field Hockey Coaches Association, Club Champions League Soccer Showcase, American Flag Football League U.S. Open of Football and FC Barcelona, just to name a few. River City SportsplexQuick Facts Distance From Downtown 18 miles Total Space 12 synthetic turf fields Permanent Lighting Yes Parking On-Site Yes Permanent Restrooms Yes Permanent Seating Bleacher seating Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 4,500+ Contact River City Sportsplex rivercitysportsplex.com